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Babylonian Talmud

Senate Minority Leader: Don’t return trove of Jewish artifacts to Iraq

"Since the exile of Jews from Iraq virtually no Jewish life remains in the country – this treasured collection belongs to the Jewish community and should be made available to them.”

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
04/10/2017
Senator Chuck Schumer

Meet the senator who scored a prominent spot on JPost 50 Most Influential Jews list

By no means are Trump and Schumer political bedfellows. But when it comes to Israel policy, these two men are closely aligned – an opportunity for the Israeli government to rebuild diplomatic ties.

Taylor Force

Senate schedules hearing on Taylor Force Act for next week

Several leaders in the Democratic Party have inched closer to supporting the legislation in recent weeks.

Netanyahu US congress

US Senate passes resolution marking Jerusalem unification

The non-binding Senate measure was introduced by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Israeli flags in front of Damascus Gate

Bill honoring reunification of Jerusalem makes its way through US Senate

The bill offers unequivocal support for Israel's administration of Jerusalem's holy sites.

President Barack Obama at Arlington Cemetery

US Jewish chaplains to get new memorial

Congress decides to erect memorial at Arlington Cemetary for 13 US Jewish chaplains who died in battle.

By Gil Stern Stern SHEFLER
29/05/2011
Eric Cantor

The Eric and Chuck show

Jewish politicians are now in line to play a more powerful role in Congress than at any other time in history.

By CHARLEY J. LEVINE
03/11/2010
MK Tibi in the Knesset.

What about Palestinian citizens of Israel?

We must be concerned by with the threats directed at Israel's minority population.

By AHMAD TIBI
12/07/2010
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